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Heijokyu Ruins, Nara
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Step back in time at Heijokyu Ruins, an ancient Japanese capital from the Nara period and the first historical attraction in Japan declared a World Heritage Site. In 710, the capital, modeled on the capital of Chinese Tang Dynasty, was established around present-day Nara. Covered by rice fields for centuries, the settlement was rediscovered in the late 1990s. The palace, once the center of the city, houses the imperial residence, the hall for national ceremonies, and bureaucratic offices. The site also features two gates, a history museum, and an exhibit hall with thousands of archaeological items on display. Arrange your visit to Heijokyu Ruins and discover more family-friendly attractions in Nara using our Nara itinerary planner.
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  • 建於710年,模仿唐朝都城長安和北魏都城洛陽興建的<平城京>,是日本史上第一個固定首都。<平城京>南北約五公哩,東西約六公哩。<平城宮>在<平城京>中央的北面,範圍約一公哩,也是日本第一個在1998年列入世界遺產的考古遺跡。<平城宮史跡>範圍相當大,先参觀了在1998年復建完成的<朱雀門>,朱雀門為南面宮殿的正門,主要是迎接外國使節、和在元月時天皇進行新年祝賀的地方。參觀完畢,經過近鐵的鐵道往北约...  more »
  • Shall we go by foot or bicycle or taxi (buses), considering criteria such as strength and size and weather hour from saidaiji station on the Kintetsu train. I think it is worth a visit if you're interested in the history portion has been restored yet still less is the. NARA family take a break is just 100 metres away from the train station (Kintetsu department store).
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  • New year's day from Kobe went to NARA via Osaka. Ride Kintetsu when Yamato was announced after departing from Temple Station. 1300 visited during the Festival.
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